TRADE SHOW AND PRINT REVENUES SHOW MODERATE FIRST HALF GROWTH
Figures show combined platforms increased revenue slightly
NEW YORK, September 25, 2006—The Business Information Network for Trade Show activity (T-BIN) revenue figures for first half 2006 reveal a .2% increase in revenue over the first half 2005, registering $5.17 billion in total revenue. With print revenues in the same period reported by BIN at $5.44 billion, combined trade show/print revenues generated more than $10.61 billion in the first half 2006 revenue, reflecting an increase of 1% over the previous year.
“The industry continues to show positive growth,” said Gordon. T. Hughes II, president and CEO for American Business Media. “We know that revenues are moving in the right direction and, when you figure in the high growth of our digital platforms, we see a strong future ahead for business media and information companies.”
T-BIN includes the latest data available on revenue for the tradeshow/exhibitions aspect of business-to-business media. The Center for Exhibition Industry Research (CEIR) aggregates trade show figures. In January 2005, American Business Media augmented its reporting model for magazine advertising sales in industry markets, as relayed through BIN, by examining 22 markets comprised of all business-to-business books tracked by IMS/The Auditor, and PERQ/HCI for healthcare figures.
About American Business Media:
Founded in 1906, American Business Media is the association of business information providers, delivering business intelligence to industry, Madison Avenue, Wall Street and the Beltway. Its over 300 member companies reach an audience of more than 100 million professionals and represent nearly 5000 print and online titles and 1000 Trade Shows and well over $20 billion in annual revenues.
Danielle Ciardullo, Director of Communications
American Business Media
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